Paul Newman on screen and stage

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Newman in 1954

This article is the filmography of Paul Newman

Newman is known as a leading man in numerous Hollywood films such as Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), The Hustler (1961), Sweet Bird of Youth (1962), Hud (1963), Torn Curtain (1966), Cool Hand Luke (1967), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Sting (1973), The Towering Inferno (1974), Slap Shot (1977), Fort Apache, The Bronx (1981), Absence of Malice (1981), The Verdict (1982), The Color of Money (1986), Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (1990), The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), Nobody's Fool (1994), and Road to Perdition (2002).

Newman started his career on stage making his Broadway debut in as Alan Seymour in the William Inge play Picnic in 1953. He continued to act on Broadway in The Desperate Hours (1955), Sweet Bird of Youth (1959), Our Town (2002). He is also known for his roles in television such as the stage manager in the Showtime / PBS Television film Our Town (2003) and as Max Roby in the HBO miniseries Empire Falls (2005).

As actor[edit]


Year Title Role Notes
1954 The Silver Chalice Basil
1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me Rocky Graziano
The Rack Capt. Edward W. Hall Jr.
1957 The Helen Morgan Story Larry Maddux
Until They Sail Capt. Jack Harding
1958 The 80 Yard Run Christian Darling
The Long, Hot Summer Ben Quick
The Left Handed Gun Billy the Kid
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Brick Pollitt
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! Harry Bannerman
1959 The Young Philadelphians Anthony Judson Lawrence
1960 From the Terrace David Alfred Eaton
Exodus Ari Ben Canaan
1961 The Hustler Eddie Felson
Paris Blues Ram Bowen
1962 Sweet Bird of Youth Chance Wayne
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man Ad Francis, "The Battler"
1963 Hud Hud Bannon
A New Kind of Love Steve Sherman
The Prize Andrew Craig
1964 What a Way to Go! Larry Flint
The Outrage Juan Carrasco
1965 Lady L Armand Denis
1966 Harper Lew Harper
Torn Curtain Prof. Michael Armstrong Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
1967 Hombre John Russell
Cool Hand Luke Lucas "Luke" Jackson
1968 The Secret War of Harry Frigg Pvt. Harry Frigg
1969 Winning Frank Capua
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Butch Cassidy
1970 WUSA Rheinhardt
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Himself Documentary
1971 Sometimes a Great Notion Hank Stamper Alternate title: Never Give A Inch
1972 Pocket Money Jim Kane
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Judge Roy Bean
1973 The Mackintosh Man Joseph Rearden
The Sting Henry Gondorff
1974 The Towering Inferno Doug Roberts
1975 The Drowning Pool Lew Harper
1976 Silent Movie Himself Cameo
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson Buffalo Bill
1977 Slap Shot Reggie "Reg" Dunlop
1979 Quintet Essex
1980 When Time Ran Out... Hank Anderson
1981 Fort Apache, The Bronx Murphy
Absence of Malice Michael Colin Gallagher
1982 The Verdict Frank Galvin
1984 Harry & Son Harry Keach
1986 The Color of Money Fast Eddie Felson
1989 Fat Man and Little Boy Gen. Leslie R. Groves
Blaze Gov. Earl K. Long
1990 Mr. and Mrs. Bridge Walter Bridge
1994 The Hudsucker Proxy Sidney J. Mussburger
Nobody's Fool Donald J. "Sully" Sullivan
1998 Twilight Harry Ross
1999 Message in a Bottle Dodge Blake
2000 Where the Money Is Henry Manning
2002 Road to Perdition John Rooney
2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D Dave Scott Voice; Documentary short
2006 Cars Doc Hudson Voice
Mater and the Ghostlight Voice; Short film
2007 Dale Narrator Voice
2008 The Meerkats Narrator Voice; Documentary
2017 Cars 3 Doc Hudson Voice (Archive Recordings); posthumous release


Year Title Role Notes
1955 Producers' Showcase George Gibbs Episode: " Our Town"
1956 The United States Steel Hour Henry Wiggen Episode: "Bang the Drum Slowly"
1971 Once Upon a Wheel Himself ABC Television documentary
1982 Come Along with Me Hughie Voice; Television film
2001 The Simpsons Himself Voice; Episode: "The Blunder Years"
2003 Our Town Stage Manager Showtime / PBS Television film
2005 Empire Falls Max Roby HBO miniseries; 2 episodes
2022 The Last Movie Stars Self HBO Max docu-series; posthumous release


Year Title Role Playwright Venue
1953 Picnic Alan Seymour William Inge Music Box Theatre, Broadway
1955 The Desperate Hours Glenn Griffin Joseph Hayes Ethel Barrymore Theatre, Broadway
1959 Sweet Bird of Youth Chance Wayne Tennessee Williams Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway
1964 Baby Want a Kiss Emil James Costigan Little Theatre, Broadway
2002 Our Town Stage Manager Thorton Wilder Booth Theatre, Broadway

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role
2006 Cars Doc Hudson

As director or producer[edit]

Year Film Notes
1960 On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco Director and producer (name removed from sole 16mm print)
1968 Rachel, Rachel Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director[1]
Nominated – Academy Award for Best Picture
Nominated – Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film
1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Co-executive producer (uncredited)
Winning Co-executive producer (uncredited)
1970 WUSA Co-producer
Sometimes a Great Notion Director and co-executive producer
1971 They Might Be Giants Producer
1972 The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds Director and producer
Nominated – Palme d'Or for Best Director
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Co-executive producer (uncredited)
1980 The Shadow Box Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
1984 Harry & Son Director and producer
1987 The Glass Menagerie Director
Nominated – Palme d'Or for Best Director
2005 Empire Falls Executive producer
Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries
Nominated – Producers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television

Partial theater credits[edit]


  1. ^ Bernstein, Adam (September 27, 2008). "Academy-Award Winning Actor Paul Newman Dies at 83". The Washington Post. Retrieved September 27, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c d e Paul Newman on screen and stage at the Internet Broadway Database

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